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Shih Tzus

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539099

Cuddly and cute, shih tzus are some of the most popular dogs around. Learn more about these fuzzy, friendly dogs in this book.

The Animal Life Cycle

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833319

Introduces the life cycle of animals. Readers will gain insight into different types of animals, how they grow and change, and the pattern of life and death. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Monarch Butterfly Migration

Rebecca Hirsch (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731788

Explains how monarch butterflies live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists the different types of migrations animals make.

Soar High, Dragonfly

Sheri M. Bestor (author) Jonny Lambert (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138452

Dragonflies are some the world's most beautiful (and fascinating!) insects. And one many children can find right in their backyards! With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, and colorful illustrations, this scientific look at a dragonfly's life-cycle will captivate little entomologists. Informative sidebars are included that let children learn even more about these amazing insects.

Sandy Feet! Whose Feet?: Footprints at the Shore

Susan Wood (author) Steliyana Doneva (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138384

When a family spends a day at the beach, the children investigate various footprints to see what type of creatures live along the shoreline. Rhyming text turns a sandy beach into an outdoor classroom. The tracks and habits of local wildlife, including hopping sandpipers, scuttling crabs, and burrowing turtles, are identified and explained for young ecology detectives. Even Daddy's feet make an appearance! And at day's end, it's time for tired feet to make their way home. STEM-based back matter includes information on how clues like footprints can identify the type of wildlife inhabiting any given habitat.

An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth

Karlin Gray (author) Steliyana Doneva (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122925

Feeling quite ordinary, a plain gray moth sadly compares itself to its more exotic kin, such as the Luna Moth, the Spider Moth, and the Hummingbird Moth. And the little moth feels even worse when a young girl sees it and says "Eww!" But things change when her brother explains that this particular type of moth is his favorite kind of insect. Maybe an ordinary moth is really extraordinary after all. Back matter includes fascinating moth facts, along with a special activity.

It's a Firefly Night

Dianne Ochiltree (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052911

Part glittery counting book, part endearing daddy-daughter story! A favorite childhood activity—catching fireflies—glows from the pages of this story, plus counting. Lilting rhymes chronicle a little girl's capture and release of fireflies, one by one, capped off by a collection of fascinating firefly facts.

Amos: An American Badger

Bonnie Highsmith Taylor (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846995

Follows the experiences of Amos, an American badger, from his birth to adulthood when he first becomes a father. Includes factual information about the natural history of badgers.

Big Animals

Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533160

Highlights animals of all types known for their large size, including the blue whale, the Goliath beetle, and more. Includes comprehension activity.

Centipedes

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681030623

This many-legged insect has been around for nearly 400 million years. Creepy crawly centipedes share roots with lobsters, shrimp, and crayfish. Scurry along in this informative title for beginning readers.

Does a Camel Cook Spaghetti?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054229

How animals and humans get food and feed themselves is explored in this Think About title.

Experiment with Bugs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799004

Provides step-by-step instructions for performing experiments with insects, investigating various principles about their behavior.

Wildebeest Migration

Kari Schuetz (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035611

As wildebeest make their way from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara plains in Kenya, their hooves leave a scent trail for any who get lost along the way. These nomads welcome their neighboring zebras and gazelles, knowing there is strength in numbers. Readers can join the millions of travelers crossing the plains of Africa in this title about wildebeest migration.

Green Animals

Christina Leaf (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035697

Leaf insects blend in to hide from predators. Emerald green boas stealthily await prey in the trees. Male quetzals impress females with their vibrant feathers! In this title, beginning readers get a fascinating introduction to green animal adaptations.  

Locust Migration

L. E. Carmichael (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614731771

Explains how locusts live and grow; discusses their migration, its purpose, and its route; and lists threats locusts may face on their migration.

Does a Panda Go to School?

Harriet Ziefert (author), Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054212

There are big differences between how people and animals can learn, and this book invites children to think about those differences.

Teaming Up

Cassidy St. James (author), Samantha Cooke (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178747

This book explores how animals can protect and help each other in peculiar ways.

What is a Rodent?

Jacqueline Langille, Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778790082

With over 1700 species, more than one-third of all mammals are rodents. From the jumping jerboa to the humungous capybara, What is a Rodent? gnaws through rodent myths to expose the facts about this often misunderstood group. Readers of all ages will be fascinated by the rodent family tree, a rodent's body and amazing teeth, homes underground and in watery habitats, millions of mice and rats, many rodent cousins from squirrels to prairie dogs, their prickly quills, webbed feet, and fabulous fur, and pet care tips.

The Little Raccoon In My Yard

Mia Coulton (author) Mia Coulton (illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9781625441997

Danny sees a little raccoon in his yard. Danny is curious and follows the little raccoon to see where he goes.

Temple Grandin and Livestock Management

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130845

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Temple Grandin and Livestock Management examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to the livestock industry. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper questions or conducting individual research. Full color photos, a glossary, and a listing of additional resources all enhance the learning experience.

Tales of Animals

Karen Berg Douglas (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622990153

Includes Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, The Colony of Cats, The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse, The Fox and the Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse, and How Some Wild Animals Became Tame.

Saving the American Alligator

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282772

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the American alligator came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these reptiles make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the American alligator using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the American Alligator also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the American Bison

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282796

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the American bison came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these massive mammals make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the American bison using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the American Bison also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Saving the Bald Eagle

Karen Latchana Kenney (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641282819

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how the bald eagle came back from the brink of extinction and serves as an important species in its environment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, and current status, as well as how conservation efforts helped these majestic birds make a comeback. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about the bald eagle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saving the Bald Eagle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Lambs

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612111130

Baby sheep are able to stand and drink their mother's milk within a few minutes of being born. Students will explore the behaviors, characteristics, and growth of these wooly creatures. Blastoff! Series